Submarine X-1 (1969)

Director
William A. Graham

Main cast
James Caan; David Sumner; Norman Bowler; Brian Grellis; Paul Young

Genres
Action, War

Description
After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.


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